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Independence Australia Education Day 2017 ~ Melbourne

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The Pullman, Albert Park

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A must attend event for health professionals and carers. Hear from industry leaders as they explore the latest developments in wound care, nutrition, continence and independence. Review best practice case studies and discover the latest products.

It’s free to attend the Education Day. Tickets are strictly limited and booking is essential. Book early to avoid missing out.



Melbourne

Wednesday 16 August
The Pullman, Albert Park


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Victoria Cullen

Victoria Cullen is a PHD researcher, intimacy consultant and professional speaker. Victoria is passionate about helping people tackle important topics related to quality of life, such as sexual wellbeing and intimacy. She runs a private practice specialising in sexual re-navigation for people who are managing physiological changes. Her PHD research at RMIT University focuses on designing solutions for sexual challenges after prostate cancer treatment.

Melinda Brooks

Melinda Brooks has worked in wound management for more than 20 years, including the Victorian Adult Burns Unit, community nursing, in research and as a lecturer in wound care at Monash and La Trobe universities. Following her endorsement in 2013, Melinda works predominantly in private practice as a Nurse Practitioner in wound management with a focus on aged care and the community. Melinda has presented at many state and national conferences and enjoys teaching others about holistic wound management.

Chloe Jansz

Chloe Jansz has completed a Master of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner endorsed under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency; holding three notations— Acute and Supportive Care, Primary Care and Aged Care. Chloe has been a Course Coordinator and Clinical Facilitator for La Trobe University and RMIT University since 2012. Chloe recently was appointed to a new Bachelor of Nursing Course at Swinburne University. She is the chair of the Membership Portfolio of Wounds Australia and associated with World of Wounds. Chloe is also a Credentialed Diabetes Educator associated with the Australian Diabetes Education Association.

Chloe is passionate about bridging the gap between acute and community health care and runs her own wound and diabetes consultancy and education business called Healthcare United. She is currently completing her PhD at La Trobe University in the barriers and facilitators of patient compliance in compression therapy and how this impacts of the reoccurrence rate of venous leg ulcers.

David Gray

Dave is a Urology Nurse Practitioner at the APCR’s Prostate Cancer Centre in North Melbourne. His special interests include men's health and urological malignancies, particularly prostate cancer. Dave completed his Masters of Nursing (Urology and Continence) at La Trobe University in 2012 and completed his Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) through Flinders University in 2016.

Joanne Cocks

A registered Nurse for over 23 years, Jo spent the first few years of her career working in acute surgical nursing in Melbourne and in the UK. After completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Community Nursing and a certificate in Continence Management, her interest in the assessment and management of bladder and bowel dysfunction developed. For the past 17 years Jo has worked as a Continence Nurse at RDNS and since 2006 has been part of the continence team at the Western Continence Service at Western Health.

Emma Mits

Emma is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with a passion for a holistic approach to nutrition in older adults. Emma has worked with older adults and in aged care through both her professional and personal life. Emma's work has a strong focus on a person centered approach to ​care, quality of life and promoting independence for as long as possible. Emma has an interest and experience in dementia and after completing a Masters in Dietetics, Emma completed a Diploma in Dementia Care.

Emma currently works as a private consulting dietitian, predominantly in residential aged care facilities and for older people in the community and as a Senior Dietitian at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Park Campus.



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Contact us on rsvp@iagroup.org.au or call 03 9982 0190



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